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Hibernian Player Alex Linwood Details

Linwood, Alex

PositionForward
Date of Birth13/03/1920
Place of BirthDrumsmudden
NationalityScottish
Signed FromMiddlesbrough
Sold ToClyde
Games Played51 [Show all]
Games Started51
Games On As Sub0
Goals33
Yellow Cards0
Red Cards0
DebutVs Heart of Midlothian on 09/08/1947 in League Cup (A 1-2)
Age on Debut27 Years and 149 Days
First GoalVs Clyde on 16/08/1947 in League Cup (H 5-1)
Age at First Goal27 Years and 156 Days


Season Breakdown

 Scottish LeagueScottish CupLeague CupOtherTotal
SeasonStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)Goals
1948/194912 (0)80 (0)06 (0)40 (0)018 (0)12
1947/194824 (0)145 (0)44 (0)30 (0)033 (0)21
Totals36 (0)225 (0)410 (0)70 (0)051 (0)33


Last 5 Games Started

DateVenueCompetition (Round)OpponentResultScore
18/12/1948HomeScottish League (Division One (old) / 15)St MirrenDrawn1-1
11/12/1948AwayScottish League (Division One (old) / 14)FalkirkDrawn1-1
04/12/1948HomeScottish League (Division One (old) / 13)DundeeWon2-1
20/11/1948AwayScottish League (Division One (old) / 11)MotherwellLost1-5
30/10/1948HomeScottish League (Division One (old) / 8)CelticLost1-2


Last 5 Games Scored In

DateVenueCompetition (Round)OpponentResultScore
11/12/1948AwayScottish League (Division One (old) / 14)FalkirkDrawn1-1
20/11/1948AwayScottish League (Division One (old) / 11)MotherwellLost1-5
23/10/1948AwayScottish League (Division One (old) / 7)Partick ThistleWon6-2
16/10/1948AwayLeague Cup (Group 1)ClydeWon4-1
02/10/1948HomeLeague Cup (Group 1)CelticWon4-2


Current Comments

2 comments so far (post your own)

Alex Linwood was Hibs' centre-forward before Lawrie Reilly came to prominence. A determined and intelligent leader, he was adept at positioning himself and readily available without the ball. Also, had very good heading ability.

Capped Vs Wales in 1950 (as a Clyde player).

Source :- "A Scottish Soccer Internationalists' Who's Who, 1872-1986" by Douglas Lamming (Hutton Press Ltd)

(edited by moderator)

Posted by Patrick Roberts on 04/05/2011 - 14:01

Linwood scored 111 goals during the war years and also played 1 game for Scotland against England, just why a player like him was so over looked at International level is anyone's guess.

Posted by Gary Burns - Wirral on 25/07/2012 - 11:03

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